Date of birth: November 3, 1971
Had a modest playing career but has become a successful manager. Alter guiding Almeira to promotion to La Liga, he had spells with Valencia and Spartak Moscow before leading Sevilla to a hat-trick of Europa League titles. Completed a domestic treble at Paris St Germain but left after failing to replicate his success in Europe. Led Arsenal to the 2019 Europa League final but was sacked after a poor start to the following season. Now at Villarreal, Emery is rediscovering his managerial prowess, with the Yellow Submarines fighting for Europe.
The Argentina goalkeeper reportedly had a strained relationship with Emery when they worked together at Arsenal
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